April 2017

The growing need for API lifecycle management.
The growing need for API lifecycle management.

With the use of application program interfaces (APIs) becoming more common in recent years, companies are experiencing an increasing need for API lifecycle management services. API lifecycle management has three basic components: Design: Focuses on the typical development lifecycle, building upon features the RAML specification provides Implement: Handles the testing and validation of the API […]

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Five signs it’s time to reevaluate your SAM strategy.
Five signs it’s time to reevaluate your SAM strategy.

Having the right software asset management (SAM) strategy in place for your business can save you time, money, and lots of headaches—especially if you run into an unexpected software audit. But many companies have an outdated SAM strategy—or no SAM strategy at all—which is a risk that can be easily avoided if you take the […]

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Over-deployed? Self-reporting Keeps You Compliant.
Over-deployed? Self-reporting Keeps You Compliant.

There’s nothing wrong with self-managing your software assets. But if you do, it’s important that your company knows what to do if you discover an over-deployment of licensed products. When that happens—and it happens to the best of us—here’s what you should do next. Figure Out What Happened—And Why When your company has over-deployed licensed […]

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Trip Report: IBM InterConnect 2017
Trip Report: IBM InterConnect 2017

IBM InterConnect is one of the industry’s premier Cloud conferences, and several of us from CleanSlate had the chance to attend this year’s event in Las Vegas. We had a great time—but more important, we learned a lot about new solutions and innovations that will help us be an even smarter, more versatile company. With […]

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